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Kayak, Canoe & Paddleboard Hire

Kayak, Canoe & Paddleboard Hire

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Summer Learn to Paddleboard & Kayak Courses

Summer Learn to Paddleboard & Kayak Courses

2 Hour Learn to Paddle Courses >> Adult Learn to Paddle Day >>
Summer  RYA Level 1 & 2 Courses

Summer RYA Level 1 & 2 Courses

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Summer Paddlesports & Aqua Inflatable

Summer Paddlesports & Aqua Inflatable

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Pilates & Yoga On The Lake

Pilates & Yoga On The Lake

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Junior RYA Level 1 Learn to Powerboat

Junior RYA Level 1 Learn to Powerboat

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Summer Girls Get Moving Programme

Summer Girls Get Moving Programme

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Family Mega Board Hire

Family Mega Board Hire

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South Lake Watersports, Craigavon

 

At South Lake Watersports, Craigavon say hello to unforgettable ”whoopeeee’ water and land-based adventure and ‘total wipeout’ style fun, whatever your age, experience and ability, all set within the stunning grounds of Craigavon City Park  and part of the state-of-the-art South Lake Leisure Centre.

↘️ Paddleboard & Kayak Hire Sessions [Tues & Wed evenings | Sat & Sun]

↘️ Summer Watersports Multi-Activity Days & Weeks

↘️ Summer Junior Learn to Paddle Day Camps & Week Camps

↘️ Pay & Play Paddlesport & Aqua Inflatable Sessions [June -August]

↘️ Accredited Learn to Paddleboard & Kayak Courses & South Lake Paddlers Club

↘️ Accredited RYA Sailing Courses & South Lake Sailing Club

↘️ Group adventure – schools, sporting organisations, corporate team building activities & birthday and hen and stag parties.

Fuel your adventure at our on-site ‘Cafe Incredable’ serving delicious all-day food and beverages.

 

 

 

 

 

Events at the Lake

Cycle Hire & Craigavon Black Paths Cycle Network

Cycle Hire & Craigavon Black Paths Cycle Network

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May Bank Holiday Watersports Specials

May Bank Holiday Watersports Specials

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Craigavon Lake Run 2024 - 5 June

Craigavon Lake Run 2024 - 5 June

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Bike Week 2024 Celebrations

Bike Week 2024 Celebrations

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Men's Health Week £1 Hires

Men's Health Week £1 Hires

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South Lake Junior Triathlon 2024

South Lake Junior Triathlon 2024

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Find Us
1 Lake Road, Craigavon, Co Armagh, BT64 1AS

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South Lake Group Adventure

GROUP PACKAGES

GROUP PACKAGES

From youth clubs to a girls' day out, we can tailor a group package to suit everyone, whether it's a weekend away or a day playing in the water or on land! Food and refreshments from our onsite restaurant will keep you energised and you can enjoy free onsite parking. T. 0330 056 4411 or e.
BIRTHDAY, STAG & HEN PARTIES

BIRTHDAY, STAG & HEN PARTIES

Action packed party packages for both adults and children. From birthdays to stag-dos, we have the activities guaranteed to please! Your individual party package is tailor-made by our team. Choose from a range of water and land-based. Contact us to discuss the options! T. 0330 056 4411 or e.
CORPORATE AWAY DAYS

CORPORATE AWAY DAYS

If you’re looking for an exciting team building experience then South Lake Watersports is just the place. In addition to extensive changing facilities, South Lake Leisure Centre has top-quality meeting rooms for hire and our restaurant offers a bespoke catering service. T. 0330 056 4411 or e.
SCHOOL OUTINGS

SCHOOL OUTINGS

Here at South Lake Watersports, we want to provide you with fantastic ideas and options for your students to learn outside of the classroom and experience the great outdoors, building their confidence, co-operation skills and resilience. T. 0330 056 4411 or e.
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A View To Dine For!

CAFÉ INCREDABLE AT SOUTH LAKE

CAFÉ INCREDABLE AT SOUTH LAKE

Café IncredABLE, run by leading local social enterprise, all-day menu.

Open seven days a week, Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 8.00pm and Saturday | Sunday from 9.00am to 5.00pm. Hot food finishes one hour before closing.

View breakfast, lunch, grab and go, gluten free, sweet treats and hot drinks menus HERE. Birthday and group party menus available upon request.

WATERSPORTS CHANGING FACILITIES

WATERSPORTS CHANGING FACILITIES

Separate male and female changing, showering and toilet facilities in South Lake leisure Centre.

Disability Sport NI Inclusive Sport Facility accreditation.

Changing Places facility on ground floor, equipped with accessible toilet, wash hand basin, shower, hoist and changing bed.

Extensive free parking including disability access spaces, bays for electric car charging and dedicated parking spaces for mothers & babies and families.

Explore Craigavon City Park

Explore Craigavon City Park
More Information About Craigavon City Park

Craigavon City Park is an ideal location for walking, fishing, jogging and cycling. For the more energetic among you, a purpose-built pump track is available, and a family mountain bike trail weaves for 10.6km around the lakes and the wooded areas that surround them. The trail starts and finishes at the South Lake Leisure Centre where there is ample parking, bike hire, café and toilets.

 

An extensive network of walking and cycling paths are set within the parkland round the Craigavon Lakes and are suitable for disabled users and families. A haven for wildlife and natural beauty, the route around the two lakes is 3 miles, but there are many more paths besides.

One of the major attractions of the City Park is Tannaghmore Gardens, centred on ‘Fairview House’, a listed Georgian Farmhouse dating from the late 18th Century.  The gardens are a popular venue for outings and family visits. The animal farm offers close encounters with many animals traditionally found on farms in Ulster 100 years ago. Many of these breeds are now rare and close to extinction; they include Irish Moiled Cattle, Dexter Cattle, Galway Sheep, Saddleback Pigs and a wide range of Poultry. Guided farm tours are a speciality. Within the gardens there are 17 different styles of traditional gates, named after local townlands.

 

A stroll around the gardens will reveal interesting tree sculptures and it is possible to follow a tree trail of both native and exotic trees. A country styled play area has been constructed using wooden play equipment suitable for young children, with the aerial slide proving popular for older children.

There are picnic areas and BBQ facilities along with two indoor halls that can be booked for parties and other events.  The grounds also contain two football pitches and a cricket square.  A recent development has seen the construction of a large maze from gabion baskets and evergreen trees and at its centre is interpretive material telling the story of Master McGrath, the famous greyhound.

 

Rare Breeds Animal Farm The Animal Farm is owned and run by Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council, and offers close encounters with many breeds of farm animals. These include traditional breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, and poultry. Many of these breeds are now rare and close to extinction. We are currently the only Rare Breeds Survival Trust Approved Farm Park in Ireland and are working with the RBST on active conservation breeding programs to help preserve these breeds for future generations.

 

Entrance to the Farm is FREE of charge and a great day out of the whole family. The farm is suitable for buggies and has accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

News

May 23, 2024

Take on the Craigavon Lake Run

Athletes, fun runners and active families are lacing up their running shoes for the annual Craigavon Lake 1K, 5K and 10K run on Wednesday 5th June 2024! Starting off at South Lake Leisure Centre and incorporating the idyllic Craigavon Lakes, participants can take on the 1K family fun run, 5K, 10K or 10K wheelchair races!…

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May 13, 2024

Summer vibes only at getactiveabc!

Whatever the weather, we have our own sunshine in store with a sizzling programme of summer activities and events, promising a summer of fun, friendships and memories! From multi-sports, dance and gymnastics camps to watersports, cycling and orienteering, there’s lots going on to keep kids and families active, challenged and entertained throughout June, July and August! Get…

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